Teads Outstream Desktop

The Teads Oustream Desktop ad appears on desktop below the fold between the article content pages. It only plays or animates when it comes into view and pauses when it is less than 50% in-view.

Device Availability Dimensions (wx h)

Desktop and Mobile Web


Accepted Ad Formats


3rd party VAST 2.0/3.0 Tag


Vpaid 2.0: Only for measurement only. No interactive ads

3rd party vendor must be on BBC's approved vendor list

Max Video Duration 30sec max
Max File Size

Up to 15 sec video: 1.1 MB

Up to 30sec video: 2.2 MB

Video Execution Guideline

Teads: Close button, Learn more button and Audio button are added automatically by default regardless of creative supplied

Video Duration: 30 sec max

AVC: Yes (Baseline: Level 3.0)

Aspect ratio: 16:9 only

Resolution: 640x360

Video bitrate: Up to 512kbps

Video Codec: H.264

Frame rate: 25 FPS (PAL) recommended

Audio Sample Size: 16 bit (48 kHz)

Audio bitrate: 96 kbps

Audio format: HE-AAC

Audio level range: -3 dBfs to -1 dBfs

Audio Channel: 2 channel stereo mix

Protocol: HTTP Progressive download

Audio Guidelines

Sound must be on mute / Sound must be user click initiated.

Audio buttons will be added automatically

Execution Guidelines Ensure landing page are mobile optimized for Mobile Web placements
Ad Submission Deadline 5 Working Days
Ad Policies and Technical Specifications BBC Ad Policies and Technical Specs
Specs Updated 24-5-21